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Follow Up Study of Tear in the Rotator Culf

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00589433
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : January 9, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 22, 2013
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Study Description
Brief Summary:

Rotator culf tears are common in the aging population and are a significant morbidity source. The common knowledge is that the major tears do not heal and constantly expanding.Still since the majority of the patients are old the acceptable therapy is conservative treatment.

Our objective is to estimate the accuracy of rotator culf tear utilizing an ultrasound.

Condition or disease
Rotator Culf Tear

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 50 participants
Observational Model: Case-Crossover
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Follow Up Study of Tear in the Rotator Culf

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MedlinePlus related topics: Tears
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Groups and Cohorts


Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
primary care clinic

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Was diagnosed with shoulder tear
  • Size of the tear till 2.5 cm
  • The opposite tendon-normal

Exclusion Criteria:

  • systematic Diseases .
  • Injury to the shoulder after the previous US.
  • Pregnancy
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00589433

Hadassah Orthopedic Department
Jerusalem, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hadassah Medical Organization
Principal Investigator: Ori Safran, MD Hadassah Medical Organization
More Information

Responsible Party: Evaluation of the rotator cuff tear using Ultra sound, Hadassah Medical Organization
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00589433     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SAF02-HMO-CTIL
First Posted: January 9, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 22, 2013
Last Verified: March 2013